A 21-year-old Darien man has been arrested after assaulting an Uber driver who had dropped him off on Tulip Tree Lane on Friday night, Aug. 27, police said. “The Uber driver received minor injuries, for which he was later taken to a hospital, Darien police said. This video of the incident, recorded from within the car, was released and appeared on News 12. It shows the driver being punched and pleading with the man assaulting him:”
Police gave this account of the matter, including accusations not proven in court:
Shandaken Ford, who lives on the Post Road in the area between its intersections with Nearwater Lane and Beach Drive, was the first of two passengers being driven in an Uber car.